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Senator Margaret Coldwell Hassan is an American attorney and politician. She has served as a junior United States Senator from New Hampshire under the Democrats since 2016. She had also served as the 81st governor of the state from 2013 till 2017.
She is serving with senior senator United States Jeanne Shaheen from New Hampshire.
Senator Maggie Hassan was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on February 27, 1958. She was born to a politician and political scientist dad. Maggie grew up in Lincoln, where she attended the Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School.
She enrolled at Brown University, where she graduated with a B.A. degree in History in 1980. She proceeded and earned a J.D. from the Northeastern University of Law in 1985.
After her Bachelor’s degree, Maggie worked for the Massachusetts Department of Social Services. After her J.D., she worked as an attorney from 1985 to 1999. She was also the Assistant Counsel for the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
In1996, Senator Maggie Hassan started working as an attorney for a corporate defense and business law firm in Boston. Three years later, Governor Shaheen appointed her as a member of an Advisory Committee.
Maggie started her political career in 2002. Then, she ran for a seat at the state Senate after several encouragements from Democratic officials. She lost the race to the then incumbent, Senator Russell.
Maggie ran again in 2004 and defeated Prescott. She won again in 2006 and 2008. While at the Senate, she served as the assistant Democratic Whip. She was also the Majority leader and the President pro tempore. But, she lost her seat back to to the Republican nominee, Prescott, in 2010.
In 2011, Maggie announced her intention to occupy the seat of the state governor. Endorsed by former President Bill Clinton, Maggie won the primaries. She also defeated Republican nominee Ovide Lamontagne. She assumed office in 2013 and won again in 2014.
After her tenure as a governor, she announced her candidacy for a seat in the U.S. Senate. Considered one of the most competitive U.S. races of the year, Maggie looked to unseat Republican incumbent Kelly Ayotte. She won by a margin of 1,000+ votes. She has announced her desire to run again in 2022.
Hassan has worked relentlessly to improve the state’s economy through job creation and the expansion of small businesses. Her administration was renowned for her hard work towards combating drug abuse. She also worked to end the opioid crisis as well as heroin and fentanyl abuse.
As part of her bid to develop the state’s economy, she expanded job opportunities and helped innovative businesses grow. She has also worked to build a more innovative economic future to support people and families.
Her administration also boasts of strengthening national security and promoting social security. She also ensured the improvement of veteran welfare.
Apart from these, Hassan’s administration supported Medicare as a bid to improve access to healthcare. She has also been very vocal and proactive about popular topics and issues of society. She also worked to promote human and women’s rights protection.
You can find out more about the senator here.
Here’s our collection of the best Maggie Hassan Quotes:
As governor, I will always be willing to work with people who have ideas to offer and are ready to roll up their sleeves. That kind of teamwork will build a New Hampshire that will lead the nation and compete with the world. Together, we will help our businesses grow and build a stronger economy on a vision of innovation and growth.Maggie Hassan
I support Hillary Clinton for the presidency because her experience and her record demonstrate that she’s qualified to hold the job.Maggie Hassan
We’ve always made progress by understanding what the next great challenge is.
As Governor, I’ve worked to solve problems the New Hampshire way – bringing together Democrats, Republicans and Independents to help hard-working Granite Staters adapt to our changing economy so that everyone has the opportunity to get ahead and stay ahead.Maggie Hassan
It’s important for whoever is governor to be somebody with a breadth of experience in life, in business, and in service.Maggie Hassan
You begin to realize that the genius of our country is the constant push to be more inclusive and find new ways of engaging everyone.Maggie Hassan
I have a record of wanting to make sure that campaigns are open and financing is fair, but it can’t just be one sided.Maggie Hassan
President Clinton’s record of advocating for the middle class and creating millions of new jobs and opportunity for Americans is second to none. I’m looking forward to campaigning with him and talking about how we keep New Hampshire moving forward and build a strong, innovative economy with the best workforce in the country.Maggie Hassan
I didn’t intend to run for public office. I didn’t really think about it.Maggie Hassan
We are all focused each and every day on doing our jobs, chief executive of our states, until the very last hour that we are in office, and certainly the president is as well.Maggie Hassan
When I first got asked to run for the state Senate, I was asked by a number of legislators I had worked with, and I thanked them and declined.Maggie Hassan
We’ve never made progress in this country or in this state by lowering expectations.
The reason I decided to run for Senate is one of my responsibilities as governor is to make sure that the voices of our people and our small businesses in New Hampshire are heard in Washington and that we continue to make the type of progress we’re making here at the state level; we need that same type of response and progress in Washington.Maggie Hassan
The Granite State needs a senator who knows that New Hampshire comes first – and leads like it.Maggie Hassan
When you literally build a state of granite, it takes a certain toughness and perseverance as well as a unique blend of community and independence: a culture that also helps spur economic growth.Maggie Hassan
It’s important to focus on how we can strengthen international trade.Maggie Hassan
What’s really important to me is that we have fiscally responsible balanced budgets.Maggie Hassan
Since entering office, I have focused on working with the people and businesses of New Hampshire to build a stronger economic future through innovation, and in no sector is innovation needed more than our energy industry.Maggie Hassan
Our economy works really well without an income or a sales tax.Maggie Hassan
I served in the state Senate for six years with retiring Gov. John Lynch. During that time, we had the fourth-lowest unemployment rate in the country.Maggie Hassan
When you think about the Americans with Disabilities Act and what it takes for employers sometimes to accommodate a person with disabilities, when we talk about reasonable accommodations – it’s doable, but the payoff isn’t always obvious right away.Maggie Hassan
New England is demanding newer, cleaner, and more innovative energy sources – energy sources that create jobs here in New England. We should also demand newer, cleaner, and more innovative transmission methods.Maggie Hassan
I strongly believe that the Legislature should not be interfering in private medical decisions.Maggie Hassan
I have always been a strong champion for New Hampshire’s environment.Maggie Hassan
As Senator, I will always put the health and safety of New Hampshire’s families first.New Hampshire understands the need to pursue modern and long-term energy strategies that will help lower costs, protect our natural resources, and create good jobs.Maggie Hassan
Maggie Hassan Quotes on Equality/Society
When you are in a small rural place with cold weather and a lot of granite, you need people who are going to work hard, and you really stop worrying about what gender they are.Maggie Hassan
Together, we can build a stronger, more innovative New Hampshire, where our businesses can grow, flourish, and create good jobs for our people.Maggie Hassan
Working together, we will continue to lay the foundation for a new generation of inclusive economic growth, expand economic opportunity for middle-class families, and ensure that innovative businesses have the support they need to thrive and grow in the years to come.Maggie Hassan
I spend a lot of time talking to women interested in office about how they can make it work.Maggie Hassan
I think it’s very important for both women and men to see women working in a variety of capacities.Maggie Hassan
New Hampshire is moving in the right direction because we have shown time and time again that we can work across the aisle to solve problems.Maggie Hassan
When I visit businesses across New Hampshire, they tell me that their No. 1 need is even more highly skilled workers to fill job openings.Maggie Hassan
Maggie Hassan Quotes on Rights/Justice/Constitution
I certainly think that we can take steps to prevent this kind of weapon that is designed to create mass casualties from getting into the hands of the wrong people while still protecting the Second Amendment rights of the people of New Hampshire and making sure that we’re protecting the ownership and use of legitimate hunting rifles.Maggie Hassan
I have always known that New Hampshire is a special place, with a community of people who come together to solve our common challenges.Maggie Hassan
The more women serve in executive office, the more confidence they gain in themselves and that voters gain in them.Maggie Hassan
Through Gateway to Work, we can provide more of the workers our businesses need to thrive, and we can help give more of our families the opportunity to work their way to self-sufficiency and into the middle class.Maggie Hassan
Our founders said that everybody mattered, everybody counted. But we all know that they didn’t count everybody at the beginning. They did somehow have confidence that each generation of Americans would do a better job with it and would bring more and more people in from the margins and into the heart and soul of our democracy.Maggie Hassan
Women are able to fit public service into their lives. Once they find out they like it and can do it, there is plenty of room to grow.Maggie Hassan
Other Maggie Hassan Quotes
The challenges our state faces must be met with the best solutions and ideas we can muster – and good ideas and good people reside on both sides of the aisle.Maggie Hassan
We just have to remember that we’re all in this together and that we all want our state, and our country, to succeed.Maggie Hassan
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